Booker T. Washington, Builder of a Civilization.
Biography of educator, orator, U.S. presidential advisor, and race leader, Booker T. Washington (1856–1915), the founder of the Tuskegee Institute (HBCU) in Alabama. The biography, published a year after Washington’s death, was co-written by Emmett Jay Scott (1873–1957), Washington’s personal secretary, key adviser, and Secretary of the Tuskegee Institute, and Lyman Beecher Stowe (1880–1963), grandson and biographer of Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. With a foreword by Robert Moton, Principal of Tuskegee Institute, and a preface by President Theodore Roosevelt.
Description: Booker T. Washington, Builder of a Civilization.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1916. First Edition. Frontispiece, xx, , 3–331,  pages. Octavo. Publisher’s dark green cloth; deckle edges; top edge gilt. Numerous half tone illustrations. Brief rubbing to extremities and dulled spine gilt lettering; a clean tight copy; with bookplate on front pastedown belonging to Julius Isaac Foust of Greensboro, North Carolina. Foust was the second president of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Very Good.